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car alarm

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
car alarmˈcar aˌlarm noun [countable]  TTCequipment in a car that makes a loud noise if anyone tries to steal or damage the car
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car alarmIn my San Francisco neighborhood, some one has a car alarm.Have you ever noticed the response when a car alarm goes off in a busy street?Down among the orange lamps a broken car alarm marked out the time.She breaks the window of the black car - and the car alarm goes off!He set the car alarm, and went up to the door.
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